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Another thing to note is that this card in particular is a reference card. It's the same card as the other name brand reference cards. Only thing different than say from an eVGA is the sticker and warranty.
Will overclock the same as any other name brand gtx580 reference.


the guys saying warranty is bad kinda scared me away i was looking at this one just now its a bit more expensive but looks pretty nice

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130587

but my question is would i be better off getting a 680?
Edited by philhalo66 - 4/14/12 at 2:51pm
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For that price of that 580, wait and get a gtx680 when you can.
    
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For that price of that 580, wait and get a gtx680 when you can.

lol i pasted the wrong link. how much faster is a 680?
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The gtx680 is a pretty big jump in performance from a 580. If you're going to pay $430 on a 580, I'd pay $70 more for a 680.

I see used gtx580s for $300 all the time lately on local classifieds, maybe check those out?
    
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The gtx680 is a pretty big jump in performance from a 580. If you're going to pay $430 on a 580, I'd pay $70 more for a 680.
I see used gtx580s for $300 all the time lately on local classifieds, maybe check those out?

i don't buy used anymore i got shafted a few times and now i don't trust anyone, i will see if i can get my hands on a 680 newegg keeps selling out before i even know they are in.
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*winces looking at the cpu and OC*....a 580 or 680 will be bottlenecked by cpu at that speed...might want to get a thuban or a least a quad core and OC the piss out of it...
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In my honest opinion, unless the warranty is really THAT bad, if it's reference, you can't go wrong.
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*winces looking at the cpu and OC*....a 580 or 680 will be bottlenecked by cpu at that speed...might want to get a thuban or a least a quad core and OC the piss out of it...

it will only be in my sig rig for 3 or 4 days im getting a core i7 2600K or 2700K whichever one is in stock at the time, 8Gb G.Skill 1600, Asrock FATAL1TY MoBo and a kingwin 100W PSU and if i can find one cheap enough a 2TB HDD
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